Trenton Custis, MD

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Having graduated summa cum laude with honors from The University of South Dakota, Dr. Trent Custis is a surgical and laser expert specializing in the removal of skin cancer and in facial sculpting using precise techniques such as Mohs micrographic surgery, laser surgery, and cosmetic injectables.

Dr. Trenton Custis is a board-certified dermatologist and fellowship-trained Mohs Micrographic Surgeon who is committed to providing the highest quality of care to each patient. Dr. Custis is an expert in cosmetic dermatology with advanced fellowship training in laser surgery, neuromodulators, ablative lasers, and cosmetic dermal fillers for soft tissue augmentation. He is the author of numerous peer-reviewed publications. His research interests include skin cancer and post-surgical outcomes following Mohs micrographic surgery.

Raised just a few minutes from Mt. Rushmore, Dr. Custis graduated summa cum laude with honors, Phi Beta Kappa with a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from The University of South Dakota. He earned his medical degree from The UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine graduating at the top of his class, and was inducted into the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha honor medical society. He also received a letter of distinction in recognition of the highest clinical rotation achievement. After finishing his internship at The Sanford School of Medicine in Sioux Falls, SD, Dr. Custis completed a three-year residency in dermatology at The UCLA Division of Dermatology. He then completed his Fellowship in ACGME procedural dermatology at UC Davis and had extensive training in Mohs surgery, laser surgery and cosmetic dermatology at The Laser Skin Surgery Center of Northern California. Prior to completing his medical degree, Dr. Custis earned a Master of Business Administration from The UCLA Anderson School of Management.

Dr. Custis is a member of the American Academy of Dermatology, the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, the American College of Mohs Surgery, and the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery. He has lectured extensively and served as an instructor at numerous professional societies including the American Society of Laser Medicine and Surgery, Pacific Dermatologic Association, and the Los Angeles Metropolitan Dermatologic Society. Dr. Custis currently holds a national task force position for the American Academy of Dermatology.

In his spare time, Dr. Custis enjoys live music, and playing golf.